BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1897
DECLARING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2009, AS SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE CITY OF KORONADAL, PROVINCE OF SOUTH COTABATO
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 8803 dated August 16, 2000, provided for the conversion of the Municipality of Koronadal into a component city to be known as the City of Koronadal and was ratified on October 8, 2000;
WHEREAS, Thursday, October 8, 2009 marks the 9th Charter Day anniversary of the City of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato;
WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the people of the City of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, be given full opportunity to celebrate the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDUARDO R. ERMITA, Executive Secretary, by authority of Her Excellency, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, do hereby declare Thursday, October 8, 2009, as special (non-working) day in the City of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 1st day of October, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Nine.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA
By the Executive Secretary:
(Sgd.) JOAQUIN C. LAGONERA
Senior Deputy Executive Secretary